AWS RDS cluster deletion

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-04
Category
Analytics Alert Reference
Order
Alert name

Synopsis

Activation Period

14 Days

Training Period

30 Days

Test Period

N/A (single event)

Deduplication Period

1 Day

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • AWS Audit Log

Detection Modules

Cloud

ATT&CK Tactic

Impact (TA0040)

ATT&CK Technique

Data Destruction (T1485)

Severity

Informational

Description

A previously provisioned DB cluster (RDS) was deleted.
When a DB cluster is being deleted, all automated backups for that DB cluster are deleted and can't be recovered.

Attacker's Goals

Destruction of data.

Investigative actions

  • Check which cluster was deleted.
  • Check if there are any manual backups for that cluster (as they are not affected by this action).